Agenda for ELRC BELGIUM workshop

Agenda for ELRC BELGIUM workshop

When:

April 13, 2016 

Where:

Abdisstraat 1, Ghent

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome, Aims and Objectives (presentation)

Presenter:

Véronique Hoste (Ghent University)

Khalid Choukri (ELRA & ELDA)

09:15 – 09:45

The EU and multilingualism 

Presenter: 

Jeroen Aspeslagh (European Commission) (presentation)

09:45 – 10:15

Languages and language technologies in Belgium 

Presenter:

Walter Daelemans (University of Antwerp) (presentation)

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break and networking
10:45 – 11:30

Panel 1 - Multilingual services in Belgium: functioning, data and linguistic resources

Moderator:

Stijn De Smeytere (Chancellery of the Prime Minister)

11:30 – 12:00

Automated translation: how does it work? 

Presenter:

Lieve Macken (Ghent University) (presentation)

12:00 – 12:30

How can public institutions benefit from the CEF-AT platform?

Presenter:

Kimmo Rossi (European Commission) (presentation)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15

Panel 2 - Data and Language Resources in Belgium: where to find them?

Moderator:

Véronique Hoste (Ghent University) (presentation)

14:15 – 14:45

What data is needed?

Presenter:

Khalid Choukri (ELRA & ELDA) (presentation)

14:45 – 15:15

Legal framework for contributing data

Presenter:

Joris Deene (Everest Law) (presentation)

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break and networking
15:45 – 16:15

How can I contribute: practical and technical aspects

Presenter:

Khalid Choukri (ELRA & ELDA) (presentation)

16:15 – 16:30

Wrap-up, on-site conclusions and commitments

Presenter:

Véronique Hoste (Ghent University)

Stijn De Smeytere (Chancellery of the Prime Minister)

Khalid Choukri (ELRA & ELDA)

16:30 Reception